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  • Practical Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Thread Gages Properly


    A thread gage is an important piece of equipment with which you cannot operate your machine shop. To protect its usefulness and accuracy, you need to take the best care of it. Rather than simply wash it off and leave it out to dry, you instead need to take more care with its upkeep. These practical tips are some to make use of to clean and maintain your thread gages properly.
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  • Examples Of High-Quality Rubber Parts To Purchase For Your Equipment


    Rubber is one of the most durable materials used in industrial manufacturing today. It is used to make a variety of equipment parts that are designed to last for years. As you shop for rubber parts to make repairs to or maintain your factory's equipment, you might wonder what ones are available to you. These examples of custom rubber parts can help your machines and tools last longer. Hoses Hoses are among the most common custom manufactured rubber products that factory owners like you can purchase.
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  • What You Should Know Before Engaging A Forklift Rental


    If you've decided you need a forklift rental for a business or personal project, there are many things you need to know before engaging the rental and signing the contract. Just as there are different types of motor vehicles, there are different types of forklifts. You need to make sure you get the one that best meets the needs of your project. These are a few key details you need to know before you rent a forklift.
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  • Staying Safe With Flame Resistant Clothing


    For individuals that have to work in environments that experience extremely high heat or that are at risk of suffering a fire, having flame and heat resistant apparel can be essential for allowing them to do their duties. While this apparel can be essential for keeping you safe as you do your job, you may not be following all of the steps for using and maintaining this apparel, which can decrease its overall effectiveness.
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  • Tips For Selling Hard-To-Find Electronics Parts


    The field of consumer electronics is expected to grow at a rate of about 8% per year over the course of the next several years. Because of this, there are still some incredible electronics stores out there that can sell you any part you need -- no matter how rare. In fact, these businesses that are thriving while other big box consumer electronics stores are beginning to fade away or get phased out.
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  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Use Asphalt For Your Parking Lot


    If you own a business or any kind of property where you are responsible for the upkeep of a parking lot, you of course will want to keep up on things in order to ensure a safe space for your employees or customers and clients. When it comes to the type of material you should choose when putting down a new commercial parking lot, the choice is clear. Asphalt offers a number of advantages that can make your life easier in the years to come.
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  • Vacuum Decay Leaks 101: A General FAQ


    Before every product lands on those store shelves for consumers to purchase, the product is thoroughly tested and developed to ensure it is as safe as it possibly can be, will retain its quality for as long as possible, and is exactly what a consumer expects when they open the package. Vacuum decay leak (VDL) testing is one type of quality testing done on many consumer products, but most consumers have never heard of it or don't know anything about what it may be.
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  • Doing Mechanical Work At Home? Tools And Machines To Work More Efficiently


    Running an automotive mechanical shop out of your home can be a great way to make money and have a career while being able to set your own hours and rates, and having the best tools to help you is key. If are you growing your business quickly and starting to get lined up with work and jobs, there are some things that you should take into consideration, so you can purchase the best equipment and be as productive as possible.
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  • The Day Acid Ate Your Pallet Racks, And How You Can Bounce Back


    All manner of companies and all manner of products come through your warehouse. You often store barrels of various chemicals in your barrel pallet racks, too. However, nobody said those barrels would all be safe and never break or leak. If you have experienced a recent breach of a barrel on your pallet racks, and that breach involved acid of the most extreme kind, then your racks are gone. They are one melted, dripping mess, like a Salvador Dali painting.
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  • How To Make Custom Trim Improvements Look Professional With Few Skills And Less Labor


    Adding trim to plain walls adds detail and creates a handcrafted look. Carpentry can be difficult when it comes to cutting angles and doing custom trim work. But there are some secrets that make installing professional looking trim much easier, and with less work. Use solutions like corner blocks to avoid cutting angles or details for your trim carpentry project. Here are some tips to make trim look professional with very little effort:
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